Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth & Portland venue

The who is married to double Olympic gold medal-winning sailor Sarah Ayton, had been desperate for a podium place in London 2012 after he was swept from first to fourth in the final in Beijing.

Nick Dempsey of Great Britain is carried onshore on his windsurf board by Team GB team mates after winning the silver medal in the RS:X Men's Sailing on Day 11 of the London 2012 Olympic Games

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Kate seemed to thoroughly enjoy her day out on the water and was joined by Sir Steve Redgrave, Princess Anne and her husband Sir Timothy Lawrence on a boat watching the female competitors before heading for land and finding time to meet the men's sailing team and sharing a joke with gold medal winner Ben Ainslie.

Duchess of Cambridge takes to the water in Weymouth before paying a visit to record-breaking Ben Ainslie and the Team GB sailing team on tenth day of the Games

Sporty Duchess of Cambridge meets record-breaker Ben Ainslie and his team in Weymouth

Day fourteen: Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell of Team GB celebrate finishing second and winning the silver medal in the Men's 470 Sailing.

Day fourteen: Luke Patience and Stuart Bithell of Team GB celebrate finishing second and winning the silver medal in the Men's 470 Sailing.

Team GB Medals 2012  43. Nick Dempsy - GOLD  (Sailing: Men’s RS-X)

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pCatherine, Duchess of Cambridge meets with members of the Team GB sailing squad on Day 10 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Weymouth /p

Royal Mail has issued a gold medal stamp to celebrate Ben Ainslie’s victory in the men’s Sailing Finn class at Weymouth and Portland on Day 9 of the Games

Gold Medal Winner stamp - Sailing: Finn Men’s Heavyweight Dinghy, Ben Ainslie.

Ben Ainslie. China - population 1,347,350,000 28 medals; USA population314,047,000  27 medals ; UK population 62,262,00 16 medals. Not bad for a 'second tier nation'  Mittens?!

Ben Ainslie wins fourth Olympics sailing gold medal

Team GB Medals 2012  42. Iain Percy and Andrew Simpson- SILVER  (Sailing: Men’s Star)

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Nick Dempsey has continued Team GB's medal rush after securing a windsurfing silver medal at London Dorian van Rijsselberge secured the gold medal.

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